covid: 163 New Covid Cases Reported | Kanpur News

Kanpur: A record 163 people tested positive for Covid in the industrial city on Saturday. This took the tally of active cases to a new high of 520. Covid cases are now on a steep rise, multiplying at a rapid pace. However, no Omicron case was reported in last 48 hours, the health department release stated.
With each passing day, the number of infections are increasing as more and more people are getting infected. On January 1, nine Covid cases were recorded. Next day, 14 fresh cases were recorded. On January 3 and 4, 13 and 47 cases were recorded respectively. On January 4, active caseload stood at 96 which zoomed to 520 in next four days (till January 8).
The health department collected over 5,000 samples for conducting tests.
The increasing Covid cases has forced people to wear mask once again, which they shunned completely. However, there are a lot many number of people who are still not wearing the face mask, leaving them vulnerable to the viral infection.

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